What are some Australian catchphrases?

What are some Australian catchphrases?

Australian slang: 33 phrases to help you talk like an Aussie

  • Wrap your laughing gear ’round that.
  • Dog’s breakfast.
  • Tell him he’s dreaming.
  • A few stubbies short of a six-pack.
  • What’s the John Dory?
  • Have a Captain Cook.
  • No worries, mate, she’ll be right.
  • Fair go, mate. Fair suck of the sauce bottle.

What do Aussies say instead of Cheers?

“Cheers, mate” is the same as the English word, Thank You, while “No worries” or No drama” translates to “You’re welcome” in Australian slang. If you notice, the word “mate” is often used.

What is the most Aussie sentence?

It’s fun to imagine how people could finish their sentence. Tradesman 1: Mate I gotta call the missus, you right to finish this? Tradesman 2: Sweet as [the twinkle in my nan’s eyes].

How do you say goodbye in Austrian?


  1. Formal: Auf Wiedersehen! When you say farewell or goodbye in a formal way, you can also shake hands, just as you might when you greet someone.
  2. Informal: Tschüss! This is the most common way of saying goodbye.
  3. Special cases: Einen schönen Tag noch! –
  4. Regional variations: Servus! –

What does Ooroo mean?

Comparable to the British ‘cherio’, ‘hoo-roo’ is used by Australians to say goodbye. The origin of the word seems to date back to 1700s Britain, when it’s thought people would use the word ‘hooray’ or ‘hurray’ at the end of their day at work or school.

What does Crikey mean in Australia?

An exclamation of surprise
Crikey. An exclamation of surprise.

How do you say good luck in Australia?

Chookas: Means “Break a leg” or “all the best”. Used to wish a performer good luck. For example, “Chookas for the big night!”

How do Aussie say thank you?

Ta. ‘Ta’ means ‘thank you’.

Why do Aussies say oi?

“Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi” is a cheer or chant often performed at Australian sport events. It is a variation of the Oggy Oggy Oggy chant used by both soccer and rugby union fans in Great Britain from the 1960s onwards. It is usually performed by a crowd uniting to support a sports team or athlete.